8.7 Excellent
     
Redcrest, California

Ancient Redwoods RV Park

Redcrest, California



28101 Avenue of the Giants
Redcrest, California 95569
Phone: 7077224396

Sites: 49
Recent Rate: $36 9/2016

Latitude: 40.416763482973
Longitude: -123.96597146988

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $2.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 2.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Other Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon,T-Mobile,U.S. Cellular,Other
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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105 Reviews

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed in a 43' motorhome to visit the Redwoods. Park is easy to find from Hwy 101. Check in is in the gift shop and was fast and efficient. Staff was very friendly and helpful about area attractions. No assigned sites. You have to find your own. Park has an easy layout so it is easy to find a site. No dog park but ample space to walk your dog on grass. You are among the Redwoods. No cable. we used our satellite. Location is in the middle of the Ave of the Giants making it easy to visit the Redwoods. Other than the forest there is nothing else going on here. Make sure you visit the NPS visitors center for a good idea of the trails. If visiting the Redwoods we would stay here again. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
39
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 171
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

I cannot add much to the previous good reviews and details except coming from the north, get off at exit 674 and drive south on the Redwoods drive until you come to Immortal Tree gift shop which is the campground entrance. The woods are dark and we almost missed it. Signage from south 101 is better. The people in the gift shop are most friendly and helpful. Only one toilet per gender and two showers, could use more toilets in my opinion. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

I would suggest getting supplies in Eureka.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park on the Avenue of the Giants. We chose this park because a previous reviewer mentioned it wasn't actually in the trees and we wanted our satellite tv. Very clean. Sites are close but the pull-through was long and paved. Decent internet. No cell reception without a booster but they do have a repeater in the park where you can sit under a cover and connect. Grass was dead and doesn't appear to be watered in the summer, so if you have a dog expect to brush them a lot. No picnic table but a plastic table is provided so bring your chairs. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a small, well maintained campground, not a resort. It is at a beautiful location on the Avenue of the Giants, and is operated by the owners of the Immortal Tree Gift Shop. All sites are pull through, level, in the sun with grass, and are adequately wide. Each site is a different length, and you can choose from any of the vacant spots. Our AT&T cell phone signal was adequate at the campground. We used their TV cable to access local stations along with our DISH satellite for our cable stations. Electric, water and sewer connections were reasonably positioned. Water pressure was adequate but not excessive. We did not have any electrical issues. Most campers were truly campers and not long term residents. We enjoyed having evening fires and picked a few quarts of blackberries. There is no nighttime security, but we didn't feel we needed it. Bathrooms, showers and laundry room were basic, secure and cleaned well daily. Owners are pleasant and take pride in their ownership. We stayed four days and would be happy to return. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There is a small, rural grocery store about 11 miles north. Not a huge chain store, but their meats, dairy and healthy vegetables were moderately priced while snack foods were pretty pricey. The drive and groves along The Avenue of the Giants were stunning.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

It is a great location right on Avenue of the Giants and to all the surrounding parks and trails. I was disappointed with the campground as I was expecting the campsites to be nestled in trees. The park is only 8 years old and there was either a clearing here or they entirely cleared the property for the campground. The sites are long, level, asphalt, with plenty of grass on each side of the sites, there is one tree at each site that was probably planted when the campground was completed. No shade to speak of, however the campground perimeter is surrounded with trees. There are only 1 women's and 1 men's toilet and 1 shower each. There are approx. 50 sites in the park and in my opinion the number of toilets and showers could become an issue. It wasn't when we were there as the park was probably 1/3 full. The bathrooms are immaculate as in the laundry room, washing $2., dryer $1. In fact, the whole park is immaculate. Good WiFi, no cable, poor to none cell service, but there is a cell hot spot in the campground with tables and chairs when making calls using Verizon. There is a beautiful gift shop and camp store with many of the necessities. The staff was very friendly and informative. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed here 2 nights heading north. Wanted to see the redwoods, great location for that. No cellphone service but Wi-Fi made up for that. People here fantastically friendly and helpful. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Giant trees!

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

A real diamond in the rough. Spaces are spacious, the staff is fantastic, and the park is kept immaculate. We stayed an extra day because it was so peaceful and beautiful. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Our second stay here. A great park for relaxing and exploring the beautiful redwoods. The park is well kept and the owners are great, very friendly and helpful. The sites are all paved, large and level with grassy areas between. Mostly pull-through sites will accommodate the largest rigs and no problems with slide-outs. Laundry and showers all great. A small store with fun wood carvings and souvenirs. While there is no cell service, the Wi-Fi is the best we have encountered on our latest 6 week trip, and with AT&T at least, we were able to connect to our cell via the Wi-Fi with perfect reception. I believe other carriers offer this, and there is no data usage while using it. We highly recommend this park and will definitely make this our go to park for this area of California. (My only suggestion would be better picnic tables.) We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

So many wonderful hikes in the redwoods from easy loops to more strenuous journeys.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

Front desk folks are extremely friendly. Great little store with nice souvenirs. There is no natural or back up lighting in the restrooms or showers. This became an issue when we lost power due to a thunder storm. We were only without power for a few hours. The sites are a good size with pull thrus down the middle. There are grass sections between sites. The park itself does not have trees but since you are surrounded by redwoods it is very scenic. It is located on a section of the Avenue of the Redwoods that is accessible to big rigs so we could park, leave the 5th wheel & explore the area with the pickup. Beautiful, beautiful location & very reasonably priced. This RV park was a real find. If you are going to be in the area, this is a great place to stay. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
42
Site Surface
Asphalt

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Being there during the low season, the park was mostly empty and very quiet. Nice sites, easy enough to maneuver, and FHU all up to par. Very helpful and friendly owners (office is at the gift shop when you first pull in). We would definitely come back when in the area. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
43
Site Surface
Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Located near most Redwoods attractions and parks, but rather far from most services (nearest diesel is in Rio Dell, about 10 minutes to the north). If in a bigger rig, I'd recommend using Exit 667 off Hwy 101, that way the Avenue of Giants is much easier to negotiate than if using Exit 671.

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Good room between sites, which were level. Good wifi. No picnic tables. Only 2 washers and dryers in laundry.
No AT&T or Verizon cellular phone or data coverage; there is a pay phone available. Clean restrooms (1 of each). Quiet park, except for guns shooting in the dark in adjacent woods. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
36
Site Surface
Asphalt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Set in the redwoods, so plenty of hiking available nearby. You are quite isolated, so bring what you need- you basically go north to Fortuna for shopping.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice, clean park that is set up well. It's in a great location on Avenue of the Giants, yet close enough to the freeway for access. Very quiet though! The spaces are level easy to get into and long enough to accommodate any size RV. They have two sewer hookups, one in the rear and one in the middle with lawn in between the sites. The office folks are very friendly and helpful. They do have wifi throughout the park unlike some of the older reviews stated, so perhaps they have expanded. We will definitely be back. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Sightseeing, giant and old redwoods. Close to the river, Ferndale and other quaint towns and communities.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

What a friendly, genuine greeting upon arrival at Ancient Redwoods RV Park. We got a thorough introduction to the surrounding area attractions as well as a fabulous guide book. Our pull-thru site had water with excellent pressure, electricity, cable television, and an RV dump receptacle. The site length(s) in all the spots we saw could accommodate the largest of motorhomes and 5th wheel trailers. Site width is excellent as well. The motorhome parked next to us was about 25 feet away, allowing for decent privacy. Satellite TV reception was no problem in the pull-thru sites. In the 2015 drought months, one might wish for a cooling swimming pool, but, alas, there wasn't one. Other than that, Ancient Redwoods RV Park comes highly recommended! We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
73
Site Surface
Pavers
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Ferndale makes an interesting side trip with its Victorian architecture.

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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The park has paved roads and RV sites, there's a nice distance between sites with grass. The park is surrounded by trees but doesn't have any mature trees in the middle, so hardly shaded.

The spots that could be more shaded are the back ins. It relatively quiet and the people are really nice, no dog park and it's not geared to families, which we liked since we prefer the quiet.

Wifi worked great for us, one of the best!

Showers and bathroom are not fancy but very comfortable and clean. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass, Pavers
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Visitor center is only 9 miles away.

We have Verizon and it worked great 0.5 down the road, eventhough they have an extended network, so it also work by the office but not at our site.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

The only comment I have about this park is that there is NO cell phone service. You are advised this when you check in. It is located in a quiet, beautiful setting. Internet is acceptable. We camped at Ancient Redwoods RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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